Please upgrade your browser for the best Refinery29 experience. Read more.

Style Syllabus: Finals Week Pick-Me-Ups — Plus, A Giveaway

  1. Begin Slideshow
    op

    76

    SHARES

    22 comments
    See All Slides

    The dreaded finals week — nail biting, hair pulling, break-out inducing finals week — is upon us. It’s pretty much hell on Earth, right? Not to mention, the added pressure on top of papers and exams, if you've also got graduation coming up. Sucks. We know.

    But we've got some relief in sight. First and foremost, you must find a muse. You’re definitely going to need an extra dose of inspiration to urge you on and make you think of the better days ahead. To help you push through, we picked out some mood-lifting items that will also work wonderfully as your own personal end-of-the-year presents — for your friends or, more likely, yourself.

    Perk up and feel free to do a little online shopping. Call it a study break if you want. After all, you’ve earned it. Ahead, the best gifts for the studious test taker — and a special giveaway to help you survive finals week.
    Begin Slideshow

MORE SLIDESHOWS

Shopping

12 Instances Where Socks With Sandals Worked In Real Life

Here's the thing: We've been playing catchup with Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen since about 1992. And, frankly, we don't see this changing any time soon. Take Instagram's enduring, blogger craze of late: socks with sandals. We'd wager MK&A are about 97% to blame for this footwear hoopla, which seems like a pretty great reason read

How To Recreate An Upscale Look For Pennies

This home in Chicago is by far one of our most impressive in terms of sheer space and total wackiness. It’s made up of six one-bedroom apartments that include among them two cats, a lot of different design ideas, and something close to four rotating tenants, all of whom are friends. The home is big, beautiful, and read